Placenta: How it works, what is actually normal
The placenta plays a vital position during pregnancy. Discover out what it does, challenges that could have an affect on the placenta and how the placenta is sent.
By Mayo Clinic Employees
If you might be pregnant, you could wonder what the placenta does and what elements can have an affect on it. Get the facts about this critical organ that joins the mother and infant.
What does the placenta do?
The placenta is an organ that develops in your uterus during pregnancy. This composition provides oxygen and nutrition to your expanding